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Newsletter Third Nine Weeks Eagle's Nest Express www.mcsk12.net/schools/idlewild.es/site/index.shtml March-April 2011 Idlewild Elementary School 901-416-4566 Science Lab Third Grade News News Spring brings new life all around us, The third grade had a wonderful time especially in the science Lab! We will completing their ThinkShow projects. Visit soon have larva from mealworms, the third grade blog site to view their butterflies, ladybugs, praying mantis, accomplishments. A warm thank you goes silkworms, and an ant farm to observe. out to third grade teacher, Ms. Cremer for PTO News Watching the changes through their life the photographs. Third grade will begin cycles will allow the students to learn preparing for TCAP after Spring Break. differences between complete and Check out the bulletin board outside Ms. Idlewild Yearbook incomplete metamorphosis, and 3 and 4 Cremer’s classroom for helpful TCAP tips. -Watch for notices stage life cycles. Please notice all the -Reserve your copy newness spring brings as we continue -Numbers are limited our study of life sciences. Computer Lab -No reorders Library News News All students, in grades K-5 will be using Study Island after Spring Break. Study Idlewild T-Shirts for Island is an online program designed to sale - $10 each - see At Family Literacy Night about 70 Teresa Davis to provide skill review and practice. This will purchase. students paraded across the stage, be a helpful TCAP practice tool for dressed up as their favorite characters students in grades 3-5. Go to Idlewild from books. Everyone enjoyed story Consider running for School’s web page and click on the time back in the classrooms, and the PTO Board officer or Resources link to gain access to Study Book Fair was a great success! The Island or simply type in the URL, nominate someone you library was packed with shoppers, would like to serve. http://www.studyisland.com. Students will purchasing over $1,500 of books that be given a username and password to login night alone. Students purchased many to this site. School News more new books during the days that followed, stocking up for spring break and summer reading. Many thanks go out Registration to everyone who helped with the Book July 31, 2012 Fair: parents, teachers, and especially to fifth graders Amaya Marlowe, Laila First day of classes Johnson, and Kendall Woodard. August 6, 2012 P.E. News We are really excited about this year’s Fifth grade students audition in the fall to become members of Jump Rope For Heart event and the the Idlewild Eagles Recorder Club. After practicing all year, experience it offers our students. Help students get a chance to show off their skills. The Recorder Club your child get involved! First sign and will perform at ArtsFest again this year. We will perform a return the permission slip. Then help them concert of songs using recorders, Orff Instruments and singing. with their learning and with their fund It will be in the MCS Board of Education Auditorium March 30th raising! You can help by asking friends and at 2:30 p.m. Parents and friends are welcome to come listen and family to give in support of your child’s support the group. efforts. By participating in Jump Rope For Heart, your child will join millions of other children across the country in a Second Grade meaningful opportunity to learn and help others. Cash or Checks will be accepted. News The Second Grade classes enjoyed working on and presenting their First Grade Think Show projects. They all did a fabulous job and everyone was impressed with how much time and effort the students put into their st News In February 1 grade enjoyed a visit from the work. We are excited about the upcoming visit from Terminix. They Peabody ducks. The students were excited to always have interesting information to share and terrific specimens invite the ducks to our home turf. Now first of insects and spiders to see. We are also preparing for the SAT10 grade is anxiously awaiting the emergence of test that will be given during TCAP time. Please review all homework the Painted Lady butterflies. Once they are and test papers with your child each week, and review reading and here, we will release them outdoors in math skills to help prepare for this busy time. We are all overjoyed conjunction with our “Earth Day” celebration. about the arrival of spring and the warmer weather. Enjoy!!! Fifth Grade Fourth Grade Gillian News Johnson won first place for fifth grade in the News Students in fourth grade spent an entire week Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) history essay at the Memphis Zoo studying and learning first contest. She researched and wrote about the War of 1812. hand about animals and their behavior. The DAR honored her at a luncheon at the Germantown Country Club where she read her essay with clarity and expression.
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